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SALISBURY | Yes, in ratio of cows to people, Vermont has the greatest number of dairy cows in the country, according to Vermont State Facts online. more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | Marc Molinaro effectively sewed up the Republican nomination for governor last week when the Westchester County Republican Chairman said his committee will endorse the Dutchess County Executive in his effort to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. more

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ELLENBURG | As the dairy industry continues to be mired in crisis, local students are offering a lifeline to area farmers. more

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It was -10 below this morning. For the third week in March, that is cold.  Too cold. But last night’s news was even colder. more

Community Columnists

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It was sobering news in case you didn’t hear about it last week. more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | With the price of milk declining across the country, it’s getting difficult to make a living. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Organic dairy farmers will learn about bedded and composted packs, high quality milk production, strategies for financial success and the latest organic dairy research at a day-long conference on March 15 in Randolph Center. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — Ahead of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations, local officials are lining up to congratulate the new U.S. ambassador to Canada. more

The Sun

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FERRISBURGH — A family of Vermont dairy farmers are dealing with a possible hefty environmental fine, a possible court appearance and approximately 30 neighbors who are upset about the family’s removal of nearly 2,000 trees and brush... more

The Vermont Eagle

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WARRENSBURG — Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) visited the Cornell University Cooperative Extension in Warrensburg as part of a fact finding trip related to agriculture in the Empire State. more

The Sun

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BRIDPORT — For more than 40 years Maplefields’ Middlebury Beef convenience store on U.S. Route 7 in East Middlebury has been selling the complete line of Monument Farms Dairy products. more

The Vermont Eagle

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BRIDPORT — This summer’s Vermont’s Breakfast on the Farm event will be held at two locations. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELLENBURG — Grace Harrigan talks upstate dairy industry, agricultural challenges more

The Sun

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BURLINGTON — When it comes to state regulations, Vermont’s dairy farmers may be breathing a little sigh of relief after listening to the state’s agriculture secretary last week. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — This February, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is taking a moment to proclaim its love for Vermont’s farmers. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont legislature is now well into the final chapter of a high-stakes saga that began in 2010. more

The Vermont Eagle

CHAZY — Water quality is critical to maintain healthy, productive dairy cows. more

The Sun

CHAZY — The Miner Institute’s commitment to animal welfare is being recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. more

The Sun

CHAZY — With funding from the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program, a project is underway to evaluate ways that dairy farmers can manage calf nutrition to reduce the impact of heat stress on the young animals. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY —The Vermont Dairy Promotion Council and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets have partnered to launch a new website and video highlighting the economic impact of the state’s dairy industry. more

The Vermont Eagle

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